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Diploma of Higher Education
JCU Inherent Requirements for Diploma of Higher Education (113121)
- Be consistent with legislative and regulatory requirements, and not compromise codes, guidelines and policies
- Not result in unethical or unprofessional behaviour
- Address the need to perform the full range of tasks involved in the course program, including undertaking learning activities in mixed gender environments, which reflect the Australian context, and
- Ensure that performance is consistent and sustained over a given period.
Ethical and professional behaviour
Students are governed by policies, procedures and guidelines and must be accountable and responsible for ensuring appropriate behaviour in all contexts.
Compliance with the codes, guidelines and policies facilitates safe, competent interactions and relationships for students and/or the people they engage with. This ensures the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of the individual is not placed at risk.
Knowledge and cognitive skills
Students must possess the necessary knowledge and cognitive skills to acquire and communicate effectively in an academic context.
The Diploma of Higher Education is based on knowledge that must be sourced, understood and applied appropriately.
Students must possess sufficient literacy skills required for academic study.
The ability to acquire information and to accurately convey messages is fundamental to Diploma of Higher Education studies. Further, the ability to read, decode, interpret and comprehend multiple sources of information is fundamental to the Diploma of Higher Education.
Student interprets and correctly applies basic numerical concepts in a range of contexts.
Competent reasoning and reliable accuracy with numerical concepts are essential for academic research.
Effective and efficient verbal communication, in English, is an essential requirement for academic work.
Non-verbal communication skills that enable respectful communication with others.
The ability to recognise, interpret and respond to non-verbal cues, to communicate with congruent and respectful non-verbal behaviour is needed to work in a diverse academic environment.
Students must be able to acquire, understand, apply and convey information in a written or print format.
Construction of written text based assessment tasks to reflect the required academic standards are necessary to convey knowledge and understanding of relevant subject matter for academic practice.
Student demonstrates behavioural stability to work constructively in a diverse and changing academic environment.
Behavioural stability is required to work individually and in groups in changing academic environments. Students undertaking language courses and/ or subjects will be required to have behavioural stability to manage their academic responsibilities objectively
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